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Irish consumers have a distinct preference for beef from grass-fed cattle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland’s livestock sector shows little signs as yet of engaging with so-called “clean meat”, a new technology expected to cause significant food-sect(...)

The Hatch programme provides participants with €25,000 in investment, as well as mentoring, office space for a year and a chance to pitch to a follow-on fund.

We may like to imagine the fish we eat comes from free-flowing rivers or the open seas but in reality, this is often not so. Over half of all fish con(...)

Global Shares chief executive Tim Houstoun said the investment was good news for clients, partners, shareholders and staff.

Motive Partners, a US private equity company backed by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), has taken a 40 per cent stake in Irish fintech st(...)

Irish start-up Cainthus uses predictive imaging to monitor the health and wellbeing of livestock. Photograph: iStock

Irish agritech start-up Cainthus made business headlines around the world earlier this year after it emerged it had received financial backing from on(...)

Who said moo? Cainthus uses breakthrough predictive imaging to monitor the health and wellbeing of livestock

Cainthus, an Irish agtech start-up that has developed facial recognition for cows, has received an undisclosed equity investment from Cargill, one of (...)

A Moy Park processing plant: the company has been sold to a US firm

Pilgrim’s Pride, a US based chicken processor, said on Monday it had bought poultry supplier Moy Park from Brazil’s JBS in a deal valued at about $1 b(...)

Nasdaq received a licence from Singapore’s regulator in August allowing them to be present in Singapore to promote freight contracts listed in Oslo. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Nasdaq is planning to give investors direct exposure to China’s freight, iron ore and crude oil markets, through offshore futures contracts traded in (...)

If Monsanto does not merge with Syngenta, its may seek alternative ways to help expand its portfolio of herbicides and agricultural chemicals

Any hostile bid by Monsanto for Swiss rival Syngenta is some way off, the US seed company’s president and chief operating officer has adding he was f(...)

Minneapolis-based Cargill, one of the world’s largest privately held corporations and a top commodities trader, reported $571 million in net earnings for the first quarter ended August 31st, down from last year’s record quarter of $975 million. Photograph: Reuters/Luc Gnago

US agribusiness giant Cargill yesterday reported a 41 per cent drop in quarterly profits as the lingering effects of the 2012 severe drought in the US(...)